United States Artists (USA) has announced 34 new USA Fellows for 2014 including three musicians: Nashville-based bluegrass/newgrass banjoist Alison Brown; Durham-based trombonist, ethnomusicologist, and jazz educator Daoud A. Haroon; and Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter, bassist, and rapper Meshell Ndegeocello. Each artist will receive an award of $50,000 to support his or her practice and professional development, opening up creative possibilities through financial support.

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Daoud Haroon’s page on the United States Artists website: http://www.unitedstatesartists-2014fellows.org/#/daoudharoon/